DRCC News

Great Lakes Restoration – Celebrating our Accomplishments and Celebrating the Future

October 3rd, 2019

The DRCC is attending the Great Lakes Restoration Celebration, hosted by the Alliance of Rouge Communities and held at The Henry Ford in Dearborn on October 18, 2019. As part of this celebration, a book was created showcasing the organizations contributing to Great Lakes Restoration in Southeast Michigan and some of their restoration projects. The DRCC […]

The Public Advisory Council of the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup plans public presentation on U.S. sediment remediation

October 1st, 2019

Windsor, ON – Join the Public Advisory Council of the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup as they host U.S. colleagues who will provide a presentation on the progress of sediment remediation efforts on the American side of the Detroit River. The upcoming presentation will highlight the projects American partners are tackling to improve sediment quality, which […]

Do you catch and eat fish from the Detroit River?

August 1st, 2019

If so, we want to hear from you! We’re collecting information for BUI #1 – Restrictions on Fish and Wildlife Consumption and want to know what types of fish you eat from the Detroit River, how often you eat them, and who you share them with. Visit our fish consumption survey page for more information!

New Canada-Ontario Agreement up for Public Comment

July 8th, 2019

On July 5, Canada and Ontario released a draft Canada-Ontario Agreement to support the continued partnership on Great Lakes restoration, including work on improving Areas of Concern. They are seeking public comment. View the document and submit your comments here on this important agreement by Sept 4/19.    

SAVE THE DATE – 2019 State of Strait Conference

July 3rd, 2019

Save the Date! The 8th Biennial State of the Strait Conference will be held at the University of Windsor on November 19, 2019. The event is free and the conference will focus on the status and trends of ecosystem health indicators in the Detroit River. More information can be found on the SoS website.  

Get Involved!

From tree plantings and clean ups, to advocacy and education programs, CLICK HERE to find out how you can be involved with protecting and enhancing the Detroit River.